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Basketball Results Prior to 1960

Found in the scrapbook for the 1960-1961 Danube Hawks basketball, belonging to Rod Black was a none dated clipping listing the basketball results from 1931-1959. Year —- Champion —– Runnerup 1931 Glencoe Brownton1932 Buffalo Lake Glencoe1933 Brownton Norwood1934… Read More

Freberg Four Row Corn Combine

The following is an excerpt from the 1949 Hector Mirror: Another step in modernizing the nation’s agricultural industry has been begun with the building of a four-row corn combine by J.R. Dvorak, owner of the Dvorak Machine Shop… Read More

War Work Drive Under Way, Buffalo Lake News, 11-15-1918

This week the United War Work Campaign is to be essentially completed so far as concerns the soliciting of subscriptions. In some communities the people are coming across gladly and liberally, in others much reluctance is being encountered…. Read More

Hector Mirror November 14, 1918, Charles Leroy Nelson

Here are two letters addressed to Mr. Nelson regarding the death of his son, Charles Leroy Nelson. U.S.S. Oklahoma, Marine Detachment October 22, 1918 My dear Mr. Nelson: Please pardon the liberty we take in sending this letter… Read More

Hector Guards Against Epidemic, Hector Mirror, 10-17-1918

No School, Church or Public Meetings Allowed This Week or Sunday The Village Council held a special meeting Tuesday and appointed Doctors D’Arms, Kohler and McKim as a Health Board to have charge of the public health of… Read More

Hector Boy Dies At Sea, Hector Mirror, 10-31-1918

Our community was again shocked last Friday, the 25th day of October, to hear that Ole Nelson had received a cablegram stating that his son, Charles LeRoy Nelson, had died of pneumonia October 21, 1918, abroad the U.S.S…. Read More

Dr. F. G. Kohler of Hector Appointed 1st Lieutenant, Hector Mirror, 10-24-1918

A few weeks ago, Dr. F. G. Kohler, who came to Hector to succeed Dr. McKibben, made application to enter the medical corps of the government service. The Doctor took his medical examination and, while not saying anything… Read More

Death Takes Toll From Renville Co. Soldiers in Camp, Buffalo Lake News, 10-11-1918

Several deaths in camp of Renville county soldiers occurred during the week and a number of others are reported ill. Allyn Wenz from near Hector died in Camp Grant the first of this week from influenza. He was… Read More

MRS. HORACE JOHNSON GETS LETTER FROM BROTHER published Hector Mirror July 4, 1918

Somewhere in France May 27, 1918 Dear sister: Will write a few lines today. Have not much to write about, just to let you know I’m well and getting along fine. Received the box of candy and other… Read More

High Counties Will Name Battle Ships: All Ready for the 4th Liberty Loan Drive

Buffalo Lake News September 27, 1918: F.G. Nellermoe, County Chairman for Renville County in the Fourth Liberty Loan Bond sale has received the following message from A.R. Rogers the Chairman for the Ninth Federal District: Minneapolis, Minn. September… Read More